Twenty years after vanishing without a trace, French archaeologist Roland Petitier makes a dramatic reappearance at a major Athens conference, promising an astonishing find - the legendary Golden Fleece.
But before he can give his talk, he's found dead in a hotel room; and an out-of-control policeman puts Petitier's onetime protégé Augustin Pascal into intensive care, then later accuses him of Petitier's murder. Only Augustin's two closest friends, Daniel Knox and Gaille Bonnard can prove his innocence.
However, rumours of the fleece's rediscovery have spread, and. ambitious Georgian oligarch Nergadze is determined to get it first. He sends his psychopathic grandson Mikhail to Athens with orders to bring it back. Mikhail quickly becomes convinced that Knox Dan has it, and slowly moves in for the kill...
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2010